THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, '1921
Cless Riggle returned to his farm
near Tyrone Tuesday.
C. Craven was a business visitor
from Pratt Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hall came up
from Forgan today on busines.
' Evans Harness Company does the
better class of shoe repairing. dl803
Kate H. Reimer of Meade, was a
Liberal shopper Wednesday.
Mrs. Chas. Grant of Tyrone was a
Liberal shopper W-iinesday.
No new caseB of scarlet fever were
reported this moroning.
Miss Joe Randies went to Texho
ma Thursday on a short business trip
EvanssHarness Company does the
better class of shoe repairing, dl-803
Mrs. Pearl Barker wa. up from Ty
rone Wednesday t.-msjiting business
L. C. Shaw was here from Tyrone
Wednesday looking after business
Vernon Coulter and C. S. Ham
mond arrived from Edler, Colorado,
Dr. A. M. Morrow was called to
Moscow Wednesday on professional
Herbert Hobble, who is quaran
tined for scarlet fever, Is getting
Mr. Sohns, the broom corn buyer,
went to Elkhart today to look after
, Mrs. Walter Eddington, formerly
Miss Eunice. Adams, is quite ill at
her home in Miscow.
Ed Stallard of the S. A S. Bakery,
was reported ill last night. He is
somewhat better today. '
Tom Miller arrived from Arizona,
Wednesday, for a short visit with his
aister, Mrs. Anna Miller.
Robt. Dickerson had the Fank
houser sale today, which was held at
the farm, southwest of the city.
Chas. Taylor is putting on a lc
sale beginning Saturday, February
19th. Look over his ad in this paper.
Mary Miles Winter is shown at the
Majestic theatre tonight, in a delight
ful drama "A Cumberland Romance."
The Liberal high school basket ball
team will go to Meade Friday after
noon to piny the high school team
Mrs. 0. P. Buckland entertained
the Home Missionary Society of the
Methodist church at her home Wed
Mrs. Roy Twist came down from
Meade Tues'day, to attend several so
cial events, and is the guest of her
sister, Mrs. A. F. Gorman, while in
i The Liberal Undertaking Company
received a shipment of Colorado
flowers this morning. They are sweet
peas, narcissus, jonquils and carna
tions. Miss Lena Hanner is recovering
satisfactorily from her recent opera
tion from appendicitis, and is able
to receive her friends. She- is in a
Mr. Giles Miller, editor of the Guy-
mon Herald, was a cafieiT atthe
Democrat office Wednesday, as. he
passed through here on his wu.v east
on a business trip, . ..
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Littleton and Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Foakley of Perryton,
were Liberal business visitors Wed
nesday. They also attended Ihe
wrestling match that night
Dr. Ben H. Day, school physician
during the present scarlet fever con-
tagion, visited McKinley and Lin
coln schools this morning. He re
ports conditions very good among the
R.T. Correll, J. W. Payne, J. H.
Whippo and George Lilley drove up
from Perryton, Texas, Wednesday
afternoon. Mr. Correll came up to
visit with his wife who is in a local
Charles Buchanan, one of the ef
ficient membems of the post office
force, left this morning for Chicago,
k for a short vacation. OdeH Mahoney
Is taking his place at the office during
his absence. This is Mr. Buchanan's
Tegular vacation period.
FOKKER3 WILL APPEAR
OVER LONDON AGAIN
(By International New Service)
London, Feb. 17. Fokkers are to
fly over London again ' soon. This
time they will be on a commercial,
not a war, venture, as a Berlin- Lon
don service is contemplated by a for
U. G. Black motored to Satanta
Wednesday on business interests.
Evans Harness Company does the
better class of shoe repairing. dl803
Mrs. Herbert Hobble, who is in a
local hospital is reported improving.
Chester Boles is reported as ill
with smallpox. His condition is not
A number of out of town people
attended the wrestling match Wed
nesday night. ' .
Brice Rezeau left for Dalhart on
No 1 today in the interest of the
Mrs. Knott and son Edgar, of
Plains, were Liberal business visitors
Mrs. J. T. Newby entertained her
Sunday 'school class at her home on
North Kansas avenue today.
T. B. Moore and'C. A. Bolster of
Dodge City, mado a business trip to
Stevens count Wednesday.
G. G. Fisher, claim adjuster from
Pratt, was in Liberal Wednesday
looking after business matters.
William Hunter left Wednesday
"for Kansas C'ty wliaro h will be
gone on a few dayi' business till).
Dr. Huddleston left Wednesday
for Hutchinson, where he went to
attend the funeral of Dr. A. T.
Mrs. Joe Kern, who was brought
here from Gray a few days ago, and
is seriously ill 's slightly improved
Mrs Will Tynan will be hostess
to a breakfast party at her home
five and one-half miles north of the
city Monday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Dodd were Lib
eral visitors Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Mondo Pennington
and children. Hazel, Merritt and Ray
mond, were Sunday guests at G. S.
Lee Erlewine moved to Liberal
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McAhren and
children motored to Tyrone, Okla
homa, . Sunday morning, returning
Miss Georgia Augerot of Liberal,
visited with her brother. Will, and
family the first of the week.
Irvin White, Chester Franklin and
Orville Pennington, and Misses Effle,
Ambrosia and Elizabeth White took
dinner at Howard Pennington's home
Mrs. G. II. Webber and children,.
Doris and Hershel, Mrs. Chas. Tils,
and Misses Dessa Jessup and June
Erlewine took dinner with Mrs.
Byrdia Pennington Sunday.
Will Augerot and family and Miss
Georgia Augerot motored-to Kismet
Orvin Pennington visited Guy Mil
ler Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brier and babyj
have been on the sick list.
Mrs. C. A. Grimsley and little
grandson, Gene, were visitors at Gus
Miss Clara Pennington visited with
Miss Edda White Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Young and
daughter, Violet, were visitors at
Earl Helsel's Sunday.
Charlie Correll butchered hogs
Miss Dessa Jessup visited Mrs. G.
H Webber Saturday evening
Mrs Lester Young called on Mrs.
Mondo Pennington Tuesday.
Henry Dettmar butchered hogs one
day last week.
The Valentine social given Monday
evening by the C. E., was well at
tended. Had a program consisting
of contests and games. After the
program refreshments of sandwiches
and pickles were served. Everybody
that attended, reports a fine time.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hammondtree
of Willowbar Oklahoma, are here
visiting their daughters, Mrs. Ed
Brier and Mrs. Hugh Harding, and
niece, Mrs. Lester Young.
CARD OF THANKS
We feel deeply grateful to our
many friends and neighbors for their
acts of kindness and sympathy at the
death of our wife and mother; also
for the many beautiful' flowers. -.
W. E. Bush, Wilfred E. Bush, Edgar
D. Bush, Myra V. Stowell, Flora
THE JOB AND THE MAN
'By?. A. Walker ,
ONE of the greatest troubles with
the average man Is that he does
not get excited frequently enough.
Excitement Is only MULTIPLIED
The man who lacks enthusiasm
doesn't get far, whatever road he trav
els. One of the chief faults of a snail la
that It never has the sensation of ex
citement It crawls along in a seemingly aim
less fashion, and having reached the
nowhere for which It was headed. It
stops to contemplate Its effectiveness.
Nobody Is ever Interested In a snail,
and only the dullard copies, him.
If you want to see enthusiasm and
excitement In animal life, watch an
ant Everything Interests him. Every
thing has a weaning for him. Every
thing be sees or feels Is a matter of
Investigation and study.
He Is excited all the time and ac
complishes something every minute.
Every boy and every man ought to
be excited about what he Is doing.
He should be so intensely Interested
In It, so thoroughly In love with the
task and Its accninpllshment, that Its
finish should Hud him thrilled with
Can you Imagine Edison working
without enthusiasm and excitement?
Can you conceive the feverish eager
ness with which Galileo worked
through the night on that first crude
telescope and with what excitement
he took his first look through It toward
the far-off sturs? Yet that telescope
was not os powerful as the opera
glass you carry to the theater.
Can you Imagine with what excite
ment Mine. Curie looked upon the
first tiny speck of radium which she
bad distilled from the tons of mate
rial which concenleil 1(7
THE GLORY OK LABOR IS ITS
The real wages of work Is the satis
faction of production.
The man who makes a machine of
himself, who flails no Interest and no
basis of enthusiasm In his dally task
Is little better than the ox.
There Is no lnhor so menial and no
task so hard that It has not In It a
reason for enthusiasm.
The scrub woman whose knees are
calloused and whose arms ache from
her lowly Inhors may still find a dis
tinct pleasure and an actual enthusi
asm when she sees the glistening
cleanliness acompllsbed by her hands.
The teamster can be enthusiastic
about his horses and his wagon. The I
office boy can get excited about the I
rush of business where he Is employed. I
Everybody has some reason to get en
thusiastic and excited about their
work. If they have no reason they
are either following the wrong voca
tion or they are looking on the world
and Its doings with distorted vision.
If yonr present work doesn't en
thur you. If you cannot get excited
and happy about It, find something
else to do. Oet another Job. Find
something that will stir you up and
rouse your mind and hurry your fingers
and leave you, when the day Is done,
anxious for tomorrow and the bigger
accomplishment that It will make pos
sible. Don't be content to be a snail.
A SNAIL NEVER GETS ANY
"I've tried for goid and copper, even
for diamonds. . But I can't seem to
"Win !"!:': von trv fanulnaT"
(First Published Feb. 17, 1921)
ORDINANCE NO. 284
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR
THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS OF
THE CITY OF LIBERAL, KAN
SAS, TN THE "AMOUNT OF
TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS
FOR THE PURPOSE OF EX
TENDING, ENLARGING AND
IMPROVING THE SYSTEM OF
WATER WORKS OF THE CITY
OF LIBERAL AND REPEALING
ORDINANCE NO. 276.
WHEREAS, at an election duly
and legally called and held in the
City of Liberal, Kansas, upon the
2nd day of November, A. 1 . 1920, a
majority of the electors voted at said
election in favor of the' issuance of
the bonds of said city in the amount
of Ninety-Eight Thousand Dollars
for the purpose of extending, enlarg
ing and improving the system of wat
er works of said city, and
WHEREAS, for the purpose ofj
paying for the costs and expenses of
such enlargement, extension and im
provements of . work necessary and
expedient to be done at this time it
is necessary that of said amount of
bonds so - authorized to be issued
that the amount of Twenty Thou
sand Dollars be issued and deliver
ed. ' ' '; ' -
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT OR
DAINED BY THE MAYOR AND
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LIB
Section 1. 'y V
j . That negotiable coupon bonds of
' the City of Liberal in the amount of
Twenty Thousand ($20,000.00) Dol
lars are hereby authorized and di
rected to be issued. Said bonds bear
ing date of February 1, 1921, and
to mature February 1931, all bear-
I ing interest at the rate of five per
cent per annum payable semi-annually
on the 1st days of August and
February of each year, both prin
cipal and interest payable at the
Kansas Fiscal Agency at the State
Treasurer's office, Topeka, Kansas.
All bonds in the denomination of $1,
000.00 and numbered from One to
Twenty, both inclusive.
That said bonds shall be substan
tiallyMn the following form to wit:
(Form of Bond)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
STATE OF KANSAS
COUNTY OF SEWARD
CITY OF LIBERAL
WATER WORKS EXTENSION
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE
PRESENTS That the City of Liber
al, County of Seward and State of
Kansas, acknowledges itself to ower
and for value received hereby prom
ises to pay to the bearer hereof, on
the 1st day of March, 19 the
principal sum of ONE THOUSAND
DOLLARS, together with interest on
said sum from the date hereof until
paid, at the rate of five per cent per
annum, payable semi-annually, on the
1st day of September and March in
each year, upon the presentation and
surrender of the interest coupon
hereto annexed as they severally be
come due. Both principal and inter
est payable in lawful money of the!
United States of America, at the
office of the State Treasurer of the j
State of Kansas, in the City of To-!
peka, Kansas, and for the prompt'
payment of the principal and interest
of this bond, as they respectively be
come due, the full faith and credit
and resources of said City of Liberal
are hereby irrevocably pledged.
THIS BOND is issued by the said
City of Liberal for the purpose of
providing funds with which to con
struct extensions to the Water Works
System of said City for the purpose
of supplying said city and its inhab
itants with water, pursuant to the
favorable vote of more than a ma
jority of the electors of said City
voting at an election duly and legally
called and held for that purpose and i
pursuant to and in full conformity i
to the Constitution and Laws of.
the State of Kansas, including
an Act pf the Legislature of the!
State of Kansas, entitled "An Act, I
relating to the issuing of bonds of
certain cities for natural gas, water,
light and heating purposes, and re-'
pealing Chapter 75 of the Session j
Laws of 1911," approved April 30,
1913, and pursuant to Ordinance du
ly passed by the Mayor and City
Council of said City j
AND IT IS HEREBY CERTD7IED
AND RECITED, That all acts and.
conditions and things required- to.'
exist, happen or be performed pre
cedent to and in the issuance of this
bond have existed, happened and
been performed in regular and due
form, time and manner, as required
by law; and that the total amount of
the indebtedness of said City, includ
ing this bond, does not exceed any
limitation imposed by the Constitu
tion of Laws of said State
IN TESTIMONY HEREOF, The
said City of Liberal, by its City Coun
cil, has caused the corporate seal to
be hereto affixed and this bond to
As St. John received his vision on the
so the makers of
Received their vision of a better Flour at St. John
EVERY SACK IS GUARANTEED TO STAND THE
TEST WITH ANY HIGH PATENT FLOUR ON THE
WE SEEL PATMOS FLOUR. ALL KINDS OF DE
PENDABLE GROCERIES AND CHOICE MEATS.
IF YOU TELL CENTRAL NO. 377, YOUR ORDER
WILL BE SATISFACTORILY FILLED.
Groceries and Meats
be signed by its Mayor and attested
by its City Clerk and each of the
coupons hereto attached to be exe
cuted by the original or lithographed
facsimile signatures of said Mayor
and City Clerk, and this bond to be
dated the 1 day of March, A. D. 1921.
Section 3. ,
That the form of coupons shall be.
substantially the following form:
' "(Form of coupon)
On the 1st day of September 19....,
the City of Liberal, in the County
of Seward and State of Kansas will
pay to th"e bearer ($25.00) Twenty
Five Dollars in lawful money, of the
United States of America at the
Kansds Fiscal Agency at Topeka,
Kansas, being six months interest due
that dates on the Water. Works Ex
tension Bond, dated March 1, 1921.
That each bond shall bear certifi
cate by the Clerk of said City of Lib
eral, Kansas, and. by the Auditor of
the State of Kansas, which shall be
substantially in the following form:
(Form of certificate to be endors
ed on back of bond). -STATE
OF KANSAS, )
SEWARD COUNTY )
I, L. L. Holland, City Clerk of the
City of Liberal, Seward County, Kan
sas, do hereby certify that the with
in bond, No of Water
Works Extension Bonds of said City
was duly registered according to law
this day of..
, 1921, and the signatures thereto
City Clerk, Liberal, Kansas. .
I, N. A. Turner, Auditor of the
State of Kansas, do hereby certify
that a transcript of the proceedings
leading up to the issuance kof this
bond has been filed in my office,
and that this bond was registered in
my office according to law, this
" WITNESS MY HAND and official
Auditor of State.
That the Mayor is hereby authoriz
ed and directed to sign said issue of
bonds and the Clerk of said City is
I - WHAT DELICIOUS FOOD
Always something special for Sunday's
s dinner. Regular Meals, 40c
SOUTH SIDE HOTEL
Mrs. It. C. Gentry, Prop.
hereby authorized and directed to at test
said issue under the seal of nffi
city, and each interest coupoa shall
be signed by the Mayor aad City
Clerk in original or in lithographed
That when said bonds have heea
issued, signed and sealed they shall
be forwarded to the Auditor of the
State of Kansas for registration as .
required by law, and when so record
ed, they shall be delivered to the
That to pay the principal and in
terest on said bonds and coupons as
they respectively mature and become
due the Mayor and Council shall an-.
nually levy, at he time of saakiag '
the levy of "other taxes, a tax So
sufficient amount to pay the later
est upon said coupons as they become '
due, and to retire the entire Issue at '.
maturity. ' "
That Ordinance No. 276,'and al '
ordinances and parts of ordinance!
in conflict herewith are hereby re
This ordinance shall take effect
and be in force from and afterifb
publication in the official city pa
pers. Passed by Council, Feb. 16 1921.
Approved by Mayor, Feb. 10, 1921.'
W. V. GRIFFITH,
L. L. HOLLAND,
(First Published February 17, 1921)
ORDINANCE NO. 283
An Ordinance repealing Ordinance
No. 275, same being an ordinance
designating the Liberal Democrat.
as the official city paper.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR
a xtti rrTTKtrTT nr tttv pttv ns"
. LIBERAL, KANSAS.
Section 1. That Ordinance No.
ttiu. uciiik ail viuiiinnbv ugdikiihwiih
'fha T.ihpml Dpmncrnt an the official I
city paper, is hereby repealed.
Section II. All ordinances or parts
of ordinances in conflict herewith are
- Section III. This ordinance shall
take effect and be in force from and
after its publication in the official
Passed by the Council February 15,
1921. . '
Approved by the Mayor, February
15, 1921. rv
' -W. V. GRDTFITpf, .
Attest: Seal: Mayor.
L. L. HOLLAND,
That's the expression that always
concludes the meal here. It's an ex
pression that means a great deal to
us, 'for it has established confidence
in us. Palatable food and prompt
and courteous service have estab
lished this place as a sensible hotel.
If you haven't eaten here you are
certainly missing a great treat Ask
the man, woman or child who has.
They are our best advertisements.
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